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Cumberland Drive Lane Closure


Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Gas and Water construction workers have closed Cumberland Drive to one lane of traffic from Charlie Akin Lane to Church Street until 4:00pm.

Crews are performing natural gas main pipe maintenance on Cumberland Drive.

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APSU Alumni Association sets Tailgates for Cincinnati and Memphis


APSU Sports: Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s National Alumni Assocation will host FREE pre-game Tailgates when the football Govs travel to Cincinnati, Saturday, and Memphis, September 17th.

Both these road events are free and open to all Austin Peay fans in the area. Although reservations are not required, fans planning on attending are encouraged to contact the APSU Alumni Relations Office at 931.221.7979 or 800.264.2586, or by email at

APSU National Alumni Assocation will be hosting free Tailgate parties at two Governors away games. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU National Alumni Assocation will be hosting free Tailgate parties at two Governors away games. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Department of Health Encourages Residents to ready for Emergencies


September is National Preparedness Month

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – In keeping with the priority Tennessee has placed on emergency preparedness, Gov. Bill Haslam has declared September National Preparedness Month in the state.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, offering greater significance for the observance and renewing the focus on individual and family planning for emergency situations. This year’s observance theme is, “A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare.”

The Tennessee Department of Health is issuing a call to residents to take specific steps to be prepared in the event of an emergency:  get a kit; make a plan; and be informed. Detailed information is available online at «Read the rest of this article»

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Taylor Green Named To All-PCL Team


Sounds Infielder Enjoyed Solid First Year At Class AAA Level

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Former Nashville Sounds infielder Taylor Green has been named to the 2011 All-Pacific Coast League Team, which was announced by the league office this afternoon.

The 24-year-old batted .336 (141-for-420) with 36 doubles, 22 home runs, 88 RBIs, and 74 runs scored in 120 games with the Sounds this season before earning his first Major League promotion to Milwaukee on Saturday. He led Nashville with 47 multiple-hit efforts and was second on the club with 19 multiple-RBI games.

At the time of his promotion, he ranked 5th in the PCL with a team-best .336 average, was tied for 6th with his team-leading 36 doubles, placed 8th in slugging (.589), and was 13th in the league with 88 RBIs. «Read the rest of this article»

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Gardner Indoor Pool announces Fall Swimming Lesson Schedule


Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Gardner Indoor Swimming Pool is happy to announce their fall line-up for swimming classes.  They’ll be offering adult, child and parent/child classes.

Level 1 and Level 2 classes will be given on Tuesday and Thursday, running from September 6th through September 29th. Level 3 and Adult classes will be given on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, running from September 12th through September 28th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bus Accident on 101st Parkway


The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – There was an accident around 8:00am today involving CMCSS bus 1052 on the 101st Parkway near the Fort Campbell Boulevard exit. There were no children on the bus, which serves West Creek Elementary.

There were no injuries to the CMCSS driver and aide. «Read the rest of this article»

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More APSU students are studying abroad


APSU Expands Opportunities

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – More Austin Peay State University students are studying abroad.

During the 2010-11 academic year, 132 APSU students took a course or pursued a study-abroad program outside the U.S. That’s up from 88 students in 2009-10.

“That’s a significant increase,” said Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran, coordinator of International Education at APSU. “I’m seeing about five students a day on average, and while that keeps me busy, I would like more in my office.”

Now, APSU wants the growing trend to continue, making sure even more students know about the opportunities in and benefits from studying abroad with APSU’s new initiatives. «Read the rest of this article»


Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee Slated for September 10th-17th


22nd Annual Event to Loop through Beautiful Middle Tennessee;
Registration Deadline Extended to September 1st

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – With less than a month away, bicycle enthusiasts across the state are encouraged to register for the Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee, slated for September 10th-17th. In its 22nd year, this year’s seven-day ride will feature a loop through some of Middle Tennessee’s most stunning landscapes.

Originating at Montgomery Bell State Park, this year’s route will feature a combination of rolling hills, valleys and some flat terrain. Cyclists can expect to experience beautiful, rural Tennessee scenery and interesting back roads along the way, including the Natchez Trace Parkway and visits to several Tennessee State Parks such as Dunbar Cave. «Read the rest of this article»

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Group’s Financial Readiness Team Hits Million-dollar Mark


Written by Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina
5th Special Forces Group (A) Public Affairs

5th Special ForcesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – In an economy where debt is a rising concern, the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) is pulling its weight in financial readiness throughout its ranks.

In April 2008 the 5th SFG (A) developed and implemented a financial readiness program designed to help Soldiers and their families reduce their debt and increase their savings. The free 13-week program is offered to all Soldiers not necessarily those in greater financial distress.

Master Sgt. Anthony Colon and his wife Carole volunteered to facilitate the potential life changing program.

According to Colon the program is based off of the Financial Peace University series, and focuses on personal finance by implementing Dave Ramsey’s baby-step program. «Read the rest of this article»

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Home opener for Lady Govs soccer, Tuesday night


APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team is set for its home opener when it hosts Union (Tenn.), 7:00pm, Tuesday, at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. All APSU soccer games are free to the public.

Tuesday’s match is the first of a three-game homestand for the Lady Govs, which continues with a Friday match against Western Kentucky, followed by a Sunday tilt against future Ohio Valley Conference member Belmont.

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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